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  • US seeks talks without preconditions, but Iran must show it is ready - State Department
  • French Parliament passes bill on Notre Dame restoration
  • Iran refuses to negotiate cutbacks in missile program under any conditions - Mission to UN
  • Trump says Turkey prohibited from buying more F-35s due to S-400 acquisition
  • Germany’s Merkel congratulates Ursula von der Leyen on confirmation
  • Three men stand accused of assassinating Maltese Journalist - Reports
  • US hopes justice will be rendered in Khashoggi killing - US envoy for Iran
  • Minor dies in road accident in Tripura
  • Punjab will become desert, if robbery of its river waters continues unabated: Sukhbir
  • Three get imprisonment till death for gangrape, murder of 19-yr-old girl in Sangli
  • One needs right mentor to get right path in life: Maurya
World
Bus accident in DRC kills 9

Bus accident in DRC kills 9

07 Jul 2019 | 11:19 PM

Kinshasa, Jul 7 (UNI) A bus accident killed nine people while left 47 severely injured in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, local media reported on Sunday.

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Bangladeshi killed by BSF

07 Jul 2019 | 9:05 PM

Dhaka, Jul 7 (UNI) A Bangladeshi National was shot dead by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) at Burimari border in Patgram upazila of Lalmonirhat on Sunday.

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'Hartal' lost its appeal:Bangladesh min Obaidul Quader

07 Jul 2019 | 9:02 PM

Dhaka, Jul 7 (UNI) Bangladesh Road Transport Bridges Minister and General Secretary of Awami
League Obaidul Quader on Sunday said 'harta'l has lost its appeal as people hardly respond to such programmes.

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Setback for Boeing after Saudi airline cancels order for 737 Max aircraft

07 Jul 2019 | 8:30 PM

Dubai, Jul 7 (UNI) Saudi Arabian budget airline Flyadeal cancelled an order of 30 Boeing 737 Max aircraft, Boeing said on Sunday.

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Hong Kong protesters march again against extradition bill

Hong Kong protesters march again against extradition bill

07 Jul 2019 | 8:12 PM

Hong Kong, Jul 7 (UNI) Thousands of protesters took to the streets again on Sunday to keep up the pressure on the Hong Kong government to withdraw the extradition bill.

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African Continental Free Trade Area launched

07 Jul 2019 | 6:41 PM

Niamey (Niger) July 7 (UNI) Heads of State and Government of Africa met here on Sunday to launch the continental free trade area that would create a $3.

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Afghan special forces kill 65 insurgents in past 24 hours

07 Jul 2019 | 6:33 PM

Kabul, Jul 7 (UNI) At least 65 insurgents were killed and 28 others wounded in 15 joint clearance operations conducted by Afghan special forces in past 24 hours, Afghan defence ministry claimed on Sunday.

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IED blast kills seven children in Afghanistan

07 Jul 2019 | 6:17 PM

Kabul, Jul 7 (UNI) At least seven children were killed while one sustained injury after an improvised explosive device went off in Afghanistan's central Ghor province, the office of the provincial governor said on Sunday.

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How Norway turns criminals into good neighbours

07 Jul 2019 | 4:31 PM

What is the point of sending someone to prison - retribution or rehabilitation?
Twenty years ago, Norway moved away from a punitive "lock-up" approach and sharply cut reoffending rates.

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US billionaire 'charged with sex trafficking'

US billionaire 'charged with sex trafficking'

07 Jul 2019 | 4:31 PM

New York, Jul 7 (UNI) US billionaire and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein has been arrested on new sex trafficking charges connected to allegations from the early 2000s, reports say.

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AAPI’s women’s forum discusses changes in women’s career

07 Jul 2019 | 4:03 PM

New York, Jul 7 (UNI) “I have to work double hard in Bollywood; men had lots of freedom and can have their way; and women had to be confined to line always,” recalled Bollywood actor Preity Zinta, in her keynote address at the Women’s Forum to a packed audience during the 37th annual Convention of American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) at the world famous World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Italy: Migrants allowed off charity ship despite ban

Italy: Migrants allowed off charity ship despite ban

07 Jul 2019 | 3:17 PM

Rome, Jul 7 (UNI) A group of 41 rescued migrants have disembarked from a charity ship in Italy, a day after the captain defied a ban on docking in the country.

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Russia buries naval crew killed in nuclear sub fire amid secrecy over their mission

Russia buries naval crew killed in nuclear sub fire amid secrecy over their mission

07 Jul 2019 | 2:49 PM

Moscow, Jul 7 (UNI) Fourteen Russian navy crew killed in a fire on a nuclear submarine on Monday have been buried, amid continuing secrecy over their mission.

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UNCCD expects New Delhi COP to be turning point

UNCCD expects New Delhi COP to be turning point

07 Jul 2019 | 1:34 PM

By Ajeet Jha
Ankara, Jul 7 (UNI) The United Nations Convention to Combat desertification (UNCCD) expects to get big impetus from its 14th conference of Parties (COP), to be held in New Delhi early this September, as "Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be able to bring the world leaders together" on the issues.

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Harry and Meghan's baby Archie christened at Windsor

07 Jul 2019 | 1:25 PM

London, Jul 7 (UNI) The son of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex has been christened by the Archbishop of Canterbury in a private ceremony.

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